Following his triumphant appearance on Jeopardy, IBM’s Watson supercomputer strikes a deal to replace Charlie Sheen on CBS’s hit comedy Two and a Half Men.
Presenting the year’s best board games, all of which must be easy to learn, quick to play, and exciting for non-gamers.
Children play games for fun. Adults play games to crush and humiliate. An analysis of behavior on the grown-ups’ playground.
When you’re four years old, a kiss is an accessory in a game of dress-up. When you’re the four-year-old’s mother, that kiss comes with a costume trunk of questions.
MIKE Deri Smith summarizes recent news, studies, and gaffes concerning overconfidence, from competitive running to the N.F.L. draft, even socialist firemen.
This holiday season, your loved ones could play Operation: “Death Panel” Edition, or you could give them a game where somebody besides the government wins.
Anyone who says video games shouldn’t appeal to adults, let alone women, has never flirted with General Carth Onassi. Exploring a virtual courtship.
Maps without legends may not be immediately informative, but determining what they represent is extremely fun. If you’re into that kind of thing, here’s a game for you.
Thousands of different Lego exist, yet when your seven-year-old asks for “a clippy bit,” you know exactly what to hand him. From 2009, a breakdown of the atoms of a Lego universe.
Of the free games included with Windows, none is more treacherous than Spider Solitaire. In the final installment, the master sets the apprentice free.
It’s risky business, this adventuring, and best not undertaken by those bereft of bravery or collateral.
Those who can’t do, learn. In this installment of our series in which the clueless apprentice with the experts, we learn lands, creatures, and spells from Magic great Jon Finkel.